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at 11:00. >>> we begin tonight with a warning for people who crave an extra energy boost. the federal government is investigating the potential dangers of 5-hour energy and another popular drink. they're a hit among high school and college students who think they need a boost to stay awake. fox 5's bob barnard has more. >> the fda says no link has been proven, but if government investigators determine caffeinated drinks like 5-hour energy have contributed to or caused any deaths reported to the fda, it may order those popular energy shots off the market. the fda investigation comes three weeks after we told you about the death of 14-year-old anias fournier of hagerstown. she died due to caffiene toxicity according to the autopsy. her family said she drank two 24-ounce monster energy drinks 24 hours before she died and had a genetic disorder that can weaken blood vessels. her mother, wendy crossland. >> it's just something that you never want to go through. >> the fda says it's now investigating reports of five deaths possibly linked to monster energy drink, another 13 to a product cal
popular energy drinks are being scrutinized because of a filing that sites their link to 18 deaths. now san francisco city attorney is demanding labeling changes. alan wang is live near ucsf where a new study is slated for released tomorrow. alan? >> the fda says one five-hour energy drink has as much caffeine as two cups of coffee. sam's turkish coffee packs ay packs a bigger punch, but like most coffee energy drinks are not required to list the amount of co they contain. flow is pressure to do that -- now there is pressure to do that. >> he says the demand for the famous turkish coffee is rivaled for the demand of five-hour energy. >> i make sure i don't get out of it. i keep it in stock. >> the fda has received reports of 13 deaths over the last four years involving five-hour energy. sandra who is a nurse says she had to take a man who was working on her roof to the hospital after he drank three of these. >> his heart rate was beating so quickly that he was not getting enough blood to neither his heart nor brain. so he became faint. ding the demanding theity makers of monster, anothe
cited. the child is listed in critical condition. >>> those popular energy drinks are being scrutinized because of a filing that sites their link to 18 deaths. now san francisco city attorney is demanding labeling changes. alan wang is live near ucsf where a new study is slated for released tomorrow. alan? >> the fda says one five-hour energy drink has as much caffeine as two cups of coffee. sam's turkish coffee probably packs a bigger punch, but like most coffee energy drinks are not required to list the amount of caffeine they contain. flow is pressure to do that -- now there is pressure to do that. >> he says the demand for the famous turkish coffee is rivaled for the demand of five-hour energy. >> i make sure i don't get out of it. i keep it in stock. >> the fda has received reports of 13 deaths over the last four years involving five-hour energy. sandra who is a nurse says she had to take a man who was working on her roof to the hospital after he drank three of these. >> his heart rate was beating so quickly that he was not getting enough blood to neither his heart nor brain. so he
. >>> those popular energy drinks are being scrutinized because of a filing that sites their link to 18 deaths. now san francisco city attorney is demanding labeling changes. alan wang is live near ucsf where a new study is slated for released tomorrow. alan? >> the fda says one five-hour energy drink has as much caffeine as two cups of coffee. sam's turkish coffee probably packs a bigger punch, but like most coffee energy drinks are not required to list the amount of caffeine they contain. flow is pressure to do that -- now there is pressure to do that. >> he says the demand for the famous turkish coffee is rivaled for the demand of five-hour energy. >> i make sure i don't get out of it. i keep it in stock. >> the fda has received reports of 13 deaths over the last four years involving five-hour energy. sandra who is a nurse says she had to take a man who was working on her roof to the hospital after he drank three of these. >> his heart rate was beating so quickly that he was not getting enough blood to neither his heart nor brain. so he became faint. >> the san francisco city attorney is de
is warning fans of 5 hour in-- 5-hour energy, it could have contributed to 13 deaths. ktvu's david stevenson is live in san francisco where other energy drinks are also coming under scrutiny. >> reporter: that's right. these drinks are getting a lot of negative attention. >> reporter: they can barely keep it in stock. >> some people buy like six for the next two days. >> reporter: 5-hour energy shots sell out quickly in this busy neighborhood. >> reporter: who buys these? >> workers at the hotels, business people. they come in to get a quick boost. >> reporter: it is getting unwelcomed attention from the food and drug administration. since 2008 the fda received reports of 13 deaths and 30 life threatening injuries. >> i think we will find out that anybody who dies probably had preexisting heart disease. >> the fda last month said there were 5 fatality reports mentioning monster. he challenged them to prove the product is safe for young people. >> guidelines say they should have no more than 100-milligram as day. a 16-ounce monster drink has 160-milligrams. >> reporter: 5-hour energy told kt
. this is all associated with thisling piece of energy coming through. not even a full storm system but you can see the draped is to take it north and east and -- you can seat trend is to take it -- you can see the trend is to take it north and east. we should be hooking at mostly sunny conditions. i think tomorrow hooks fine. we'll have more clouds on sunday and sunday afternoon. we'll hold off the rain until monday. and even then we may not see much of anything at all here. 54 today, sunshine. still a little cool at this time of year. 37 tonight. clear skies, cold overnight. here is your accu-weather weekend forecast. saturday looks great. 54 with sunshine. partly sunny sunday. we'll have some clouds around for the redskin game sunday afternoon, d.c. united. but it should be dry. cloudy on monday and a sneak peek to next week, thanksgiving right now, upper 50s with sunshine. traveling tuesday, wednesday, look fine around the mid- atlantic. that is weather. let's do some traffic and find out what is going on with julie. >> they say wednesday is the busiest travel day of the year. >> i hear tha
are they saying about this tonight. >>> and are they dangerous? >>> and new questions about the five-hour energy drink and products like it. and it is so hard to crack down on what may be a real risk. nightly news begins now. >>> good evening, the last time missiles landed anywhere near tel aviv in israel, they were fired by saddam in iraq. tonight it has happened again, the israeli prime minister was taken into a bomb shelter and that is how real this conflict has become between the palestinians and gaza. this could turn into a full ground war very quickly. rocket fire from gaza is being answered with air strikes from israel, israel saying they're ready, at least, to launch a ground invasion as a next step. and for the rest of the world in plain english, here we go again. the generations-old conflict is escalating quickly we have it covered in israel and gaza, beginning with nbc's martin fletcher in tel aviv >> reporter: good evening, it does look like israel and hamas are edging closer to war in gaza, a war that neither side wants, but it does appear closer with every hour that passes. terror
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customers are urged to contact the company for a free repair. >>> if you want energy drinks over coffee in the morning you may want to think twice. fda received reports of 13 deaths over four years in with it person who used 5 hour energy drink last month five death reports mentioned the use of monster energy drink. stay with abc7 morning news coming up, katie marzullo will tell us how ucf if and the san francisco city attorney are getting involved. >>> anyone who hosts thanksgiving dinner knows how much work is involved. a good store bought stuffing can relieve some of the stress in the kitchen. michael finney has a taste test. >> reporter: good morning the stuffing has got to taste good consumer reports tests find not all store bought ones do. moist, perfectly browned turkey is a must on thanksgiving. still isn't complete without a delicious stuffing. preparing a holiday dinner from scratch, is a lot of work. can you wow your guests with a store bought stuffing? consumer reports tested 11 to see if you could cut a few corners and still get tasty results. testers looked at ones from st
another popular energy drink is now under fire. >> the fda is investigating five hour energy drinks. and it is possible that it is linked to more than a dozen deaths. >> abc2 news linda so is live this morning with the details. linda, how many people have died from this? >> reporter: over the last four years the fda has received reports that 13 people have died all possibly linked to the five hour energy drink. this comes just a couple overweenings after the fda consider of weeks after -- of weeks after the fda began investigating five deaths possibly linked to monster energy drink. you'll remember the parents of the 14-year-old hagerstown girl was suing the maker of monster energy saying the caffeine in the drink criminated to her death. that -- contributed to her death. that girl went into cardiac arrest after drinking two 24- ounce monster drinks in a 24 hour period. the fda says five hour energy has been mentioned in about 90 filings with the agency and 30 of them include serious of life- threatening injuries like heart attacks and in one case a spontaneous abortion. the drink i
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with the petraeus sex scandal. >> and looking for an extra boost of energy? why some say you should think twice before downing a bottle of 5-hour energy or another popular drink. details about a federal investigation next. >> also, he is the latest celebrity to get the madam tussaud's treatment. we'll tell you what steven colbert is doing in d.c. today. wow. >> as we take you to the break, live look outside. the latest weather and traffic from tucker and julie, that's next. p risis,h >>> the home of the woman linked to the scandal involving former cia director david petraeus and his mistress has become a must see for the tourists and local residents have been flocking to jill kelly's house in tampa, florida, to take pictures or wait for a glimpse of the socialite herself. i know we're not supposed to do this now. i have been to tampa and driven down there, because i'm like, lock at these beautiful homes and, you know, you understand the curiosity. i wouldn't seek it out, you know. >> it's a house. >> how about if you're in tampa? >> still wouldn
is finally revealed. brian ross has the latest. >>> energy overload. 5-hour energy under fire right now. the popular drink that packs a powerful punch. two ounces equals five cups of coffee. now, under investigation for possibly links to 13 deaths. >>> han manhunt for a millionaire. the software titan on the run, who police want to question about the death of his neighbor. he speaks to our reporter. >> talking face to face is going to be a very difficult thing, sir. you may think you're not being followed, but i can assure you you are. >> why the authorities are calling him paranoid and bonkers right now. ♪ how you like me now >>> tim tebow's fall from grace? celebrated for his dramatic last-minute touchdowns and praised for his faith. now, being torn apart by his teammates behind his back. why is the most popular man in football no longer hailed as a hero? >>> good morning, everyone, as we come on the air, more breaking news. the u.s. on high alert right now over a possible war escalating in the middle east. overnight, three israelis killed by rockets from the gaza strip. israeli war
photos to the whistleblower is finally revealed. brian ross has the latest. >>> energy overload. 5-hour that packs a powerful punch, two ounces equals five cups of coffee. now, under investigation for possibly links to 13 deaths. >>> the software titan on the run, who police want to question about the death of his neighbor. he speaks to our reporter. >> talking face-to-face, is going to be a difficult thing, sir. >> why the authorities are calling him paranoid and bonkers, right now. >>> tim tebow's fall from grace? celebrated for his dramatic last-minute touchdowns and praised for his faith. now, being torn apart by his teammates behind his back. why is the once most popular man in football no longer being hailed as a hero? >>> good morning, everyone opinion everyone, as we come on the air, overnight, three israelis killed by rockets from the gaza strip. israeli warplanes are hitting dozens of sites in the gaza. l of that follows a dramatic bombing by israel. you see the assassination right there. this could be dangerous. >>> another story we're following closer to home, how did a woma
flynn. >> i know. that is the official start of winter for an energy trader. winter really doesn't start until we start taking gas out of storage and that happened. another thank that happened earlier than a lot of people thought it would, not only because the weather has been a little bit colder but also because of the increased demand in the northeast, replacing some of that nuclear power plant demand that was shut down during the storm. so better than expected demand. the first withdraw of the season of the get your coat out. winter's here. melissa: uh-oh. gold prices reflecting slumping third quarter. i don't know, i think gold is going higher here. i think this is opportunity. >> i like the way you thing. george soros and others jumping into gold like crazy. gold was holding in there on increased concerns about the gaza strip. it really seemed to break when the fed's jeff lacker, mr. lacker came out and said if they get a deal on fiscal cliff we'll see 3% growth. i don't know what it was about the headline but as soon as it hit the wire gold broke hard. they're looking at concerns a
-- testily need -- desperately need for clean energy that will protect the planet. host: how does it work as a tax and how is it calculated? guest: day carbon tax is populated on the carbon content of the fossil fuel. coal is going to be taxed the most. natural gas the least an oil somewhere in the middle. renewables would not be taxed at all because they have no carbon in them. anything that is made with fossil fuels is one to become more expensive. that may seem like a negative, it is actually a positive. we need that pricing to bring away from transition t fossil fuel and away from 30 energy. it will make the economy more efficient and the tax -- to bring about the transition away from fossil fuel and away from dirty energy. the talk in washington in the past few weeks has been about a carbon tax of $20 per ton of carbon dioxide. that is hard to translate. it would be maybe half a cent a kilowatts in electricity and 18 cents a gallon more in the price of gasoline. that will bring about $100 million more a year in revenue. you could reform the tax code to make it more fair, more efficie
retaliation overnight. we're live in jerusalem. >>> drink danger. the wildly popular pick-me-up, 5-hour energy, now linked to the deaths of 13 people. what you need to know. >>> and it is tough to take it this hour. why hitting that snooze button turns out to be a really bad idea. >>> good morning, everyone. we have new details this morning on the sex scandal that brought down former cia director david petraeus. we've learned the name of that mystery agent from the fbi who first exposed the petraeus affair. he is fbi veteran agent frederick humphries. notorious for sending shirtless photos of himself to another key player in the scandal. >> he says it was just a lighthearted joke. that woman would be jill kelly, seen on the right, which claims she was threatened by petraeus' lover. she has been stripped of her special access to macdill air force base in tampa. and paula broadwell is under investigation for storing military documents, on her computer. and for the first time president obama has weighed in on this mess. preeti arla has the latest. >> reporter: president obama walked into the east
. and is the fda really going to regulate energy drinks? welcome to obama's america people. or as i like to call. it kenya. call. it kenya. >>> five-hour energy, more like no hour. if a couple of senators get their way, they are trying to ban pep in a can, urging the fda to restrict caffeine levels in certain energy drinks tied to multiple deaths. ingit is an urgent and dangerous threat because of the high levels of caffeine that are undisclose expetd affects of combining the caffeine with other ingredients. yes, other ingredients like liketh utmeg or cinnamon. it could have canceled the whole point. it would affect red bull, full throttle and my favorite bobcat urine. i tap it myself. but try telling these guys they can't have their beloved gogo juice. >> they look conjoined. they are actually allowed to date other people. that's nice. harris, we heard there have people who died from these things, but it is from a specific drink. do you think this is as serious a problem? my feeling is we report on things like these because they are so rare. >> it is like a plane crash. people think planes fa
of energy. the popular drink that may now be linked to more than a dozen deaths. >> and check this out. a 20-pound childbirth. a sacramento mom celebrating her record-breaking triplets. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> 'tis the season, tree lighting ceremony celebration right there at pier 39, bring the jacket. the raincoats. showers are likely. >> oh, oh. it's acomin'! the storm door. all right. here's a live look at some of our bridges across the bay area. hey, look at the golden gate, looks like they are doing some lane changes right now opening more lanes in the commute direction. otherwise, no delay across the bay bridge or the san mateo bridge. full look at your "timesaver traffic" coming up in just minutes. >>> 13 deaths may now be associated with a highly caffeinated energy drink five- hour energy. the feds are looking into reports of the deaths over the last four years as well as reports of heart attackser convulsions and miscarriages. the fda says just because a report is filed doesn't necessarily mean the product is the cause of the injury. >> there are people that have high blood pressure or
is investigating a possible link between a popular energy drink and more than a dozen deaths. reports of 13 deaths over the last four years cite the possible involvement of "five hour energy". the caffeinated energy shot is mentioned in about 90 filings with the fda, including more than 30 involving serious or life-threatening injuries such as heart attacks convulsions and at least one spontaneous abortion. the company that makes "five hour energy" says it contains the same amount of caffeine as 12 ounces of the leading premium coffee. fewer american women are dying from breast cancer but it remains deadlier among black women than whites. the center for disease control and prevention says the breast cancer death rate for black women is 41 percent higher than among white women. black women are more likely to die from breast cancer than any other racial or ethnic group. the cdc says mammography may be used less frequently among black women and once a black woman receives abnormal mammography results, it takes longer for her to get a diagnosis. and black women more commonly have subtypes of tumors th
commute coming up. >>> 5-hour energy may be linked to some serious health issues maybe even death. the feds are looking into 13 deaths over the last four years as well as reports of heart attackser convulsions and miscarriages. but the fda warns just because a report is filed, it doesn't necessarily mean the highly caffeinated drink is the cause. >> people that have high blood pressure or diabetes or anxiety disorders, even cases of depression. it can really mess up the body. >> last month the fda received five reports of deaths after consumers drank another highly caffeinated drink monster energy. >>> the golden state warriors welcoming back an old friend last night. the former coach don nelson was honored last night pre-game for his hall of fame induction in september. it was a big game for warriors rookie harrison barnes. 19 points, 13 rebounds including the put-back dunk in the fourth. stephen curry finished off the hawks playing give-and-go with david lee. that's good. so are the warriors who beat atlanta 92-88. >>> play of the day from the world of international soccer, loo
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are investigating. >> you have seen the commercials that count five- hour energy as a great way to get boost through alertness. it is called an energy shot. now a review of food and drug administration records show a total of 92 patient reports that name this product, including 33 hospitalizations and 13 deaths. some people have had heart attacks, and one case of a spontaneous abortion. it's important to point out just because a product like this is cited, it doesn't mean they caused the death, but the fda is investigating. and in fact an official told 9news if we find a relationship, fda will take appropriate action to reduce or eliminate the risk. the agency also wants to remind everyone that products marketed as energy shots or drinks, they are not alternatives to rest or sleep. the distributer of five-hour energy recommends people consume no more than two bottles per day spaced several hours apart. they reported these events to the fda as they have to by law because five-hour energy is considered a dietary supplement, not a beverage. >>> the d.c. airline had another big meltdown today. they came
'll tell you about next. >>> drinking five-hour energy is supposed to give you a jolt. now the fda said it could also >>> a fast forward through the headlines now. the murder trial of a former bowie state student is now in the hands of the jury. alexis simpson took the stand in her own defense today saying she did not intentionally kill roommate dominique frazier. the jury could deliberate up to two hours tonight. >>> the brother of mia farrow is facing child sex abuse charges. he's accused of abusing two boys in his home between 2000 and 2008. >>> former cia director david petraeus is expected to bring some clarity to capitol hill tomorrow when he testifies about his investigation into the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. he's expected to appear at two closed meetings. now let's check in on the weather with doug. doug? >> we're not the only ones dealing with the cool temperatures. look at the numbers from boston to jacksonville. 38 in boston right now. jacksonville, florida, only 58. temperatures are running some ten to 20 degrees below average across the entire east coast. an
. the 5-hour energy drink is possibly being linked to 13 deaths over the course of 4 years. details on where the investigation stands next. ♪ hi dad. many years from now, when the subaru is theirs... hey. you missed a spot. ...i'll look back on this day and laugh. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >>> if you're drinking those 5-hour energy drinks, you should know the fda is now investigating 13 deaths reported as adverse events after drinking the supplements. it is not known whether they caused the deaths. the company has responded to the reports saying it's, quote, unaware of any deaths caused by the consumption of 5-hour energy. end quote. >>> astronaut rich clifford had been on two missions in to space when he was diagnosed with a degenerative brain disease. dr. sanjay gupta says that didn't stop him from flying again. >> reporter: for most of us, this view is the closest we'll ever get to outer space. but it's this view that astronaut rich clifford had three times. >> and liftoff. >> reporter: when he blasted in to space in 1992, on "every dever" in 1994 and "atlantis"
flat and as we always say time is money so here is 30 seconds worth of that, those 5 our energy drinks mentioned in 13 deaths reported in the last four years, with these avoid these drinks. where should you put your money? gold, treasuries, risk involved in all of them. the very rich are buying art. we have someone from christie's auction house coming today. more than a million people collect social security disability for mood disorders. private investigator, will be here but even he cannot prove mental illness, can he? we will see. e-mail us at varney@foxbusiness.com. it is friday morning, we have seven early movers, it is not just dull, but marvel profit down, profit was declining, weaker pc demand on the same boat but that stock is dead flat. better than expected apple telecom equipmentmaker, is down, the clothing retailer gap raise profit outlook, really doing well up 3%, 85% on the year. why the loss, weaker sales at sears, stock is down $5, 5%. the chinese internet company n sinar david disappointing outlook ended down 10%. and offered to buy shift nutrition and that could sh
those 5-hour energy drinks, you should know the fda is now investigating 13 deaths reported as adverse events after drinking the supplements. it is not known whether they caused the deaths. the company has responded to the reports saying it's, quote, unaware of any deaths caused by the consumption of 5-hour energy. end quote. >>> astronaut rich clifford had been on two missions in to space when he was diagnosed with a degenerative brain disease. dr. sanjay gupta says that didn't stop him from flying again. >> reporter: for most of us, this view is the closest we'll ever get to outer space. but it's this view that astronaut rich clifford had three times. >> and liftoff. >> reporter: when he blasted in to space in 1992, on "every dever" in 1994 and "atlantis" in 1996. as he flew the last shuttle mission on the way to the space station, clifford was carrying a secret. he had recently been diagnosed with parkinson's disease. >> i didn't really have any symptoms than the right arm didn't swing naturally when i walked. >> reporter: he had a clean bill of health but telling the doctor that hi
, the fda is investigating a possible link between five hour energy shots and more than a dozen deaths. there is no evidence the caffeinated drinks caused any of the deaths or injuries, but an investigation is happening right now. the company says it is taking the reports very seriously. just last month the fda announced it was investigating five deaths related to monster energy drinks. >>> happy new year, today marks the high holiday for seafood lovers. the opening of crab season. the docks on fishermen's wharf were buzzing. the crabs were hardly unloaded before they were trucked off to seafood suppliers across our state. fishermen were on strike over a pay dispute this time last year. this year, no problems. processors agreed to pay them a higher rate of $3 a pound which means a higher rate of prices for we the consumers. >> it looks very fresh and delicious. >>> triple the pleasure in a big way. >>> a sacramento couple became instant celebrities when they had the world's largest triplets. brittany and jason dean drew chuckles from reporters they confessed that two kids were enough a
. >> why health officials are sending out a warning about those popular 5 our energy drinks. they may be doing more harm than good. we will talk about that. here is a live look from lake tahoe. there is snow in the background and it looks like they may be getting more of it this weekend. there is a system had in our way. we'll breakdown the forecast for you and a bit. 0ñ@Ñ >> researchers looking for treatments may have a fresh target for treating alzheimer's. less than one up percent of people actually have this gene but if you have it it triples your chances of developing alzheimer's. it also affects elderly with and they're thinking that do not have dementia as well. >> testifying from a house committee yesterday fda commissioner told lawmakers that the problems found in inspections of the new plan compounds center were in her words very serious. the fda was obligated to refer to the massachusetts police who have more authority over the pharmacy. the owner and director of the and ec's the decline to testify invoking his fifth amendment right. >> of the food and drug administration
: there also was criticism of knee newable energy projects. >> reporter: that's right. they say that is important but that the department of energy, not the pentagon ought to lead these efforts. he criticized the pentagon for buying chevy volts which he says cost too much to produce and are tw too expensive to buy. consumers show little interest. each car at $40,000 each could supply an entire platoon with brand-new rifles. jon. >> steve centanni thank you. jenna: a doogie howzer got away with working in a hospital for weeks and nobody figure eud out. hearings underway in the benghazi terror attack. what it could mean for the taout of the president's cabinet. senator john cornyn r-r joins us next.and see for yourself. are you receiving a payout from a legal settlement or annuity over 10 or even 20 years? call imperial structured settlements. the experts at imperial can convert your long-term payout into a lump sum of cash today. @ if we want to improve our schools... ... what should we invest in? maybe new buildings? what about updated equipment? they can help, but recent resear
to massachusetts authorities who have a more direct over the pharmacy. >> everyone is drinking energy drinks and the fda is confirming reports that another one of decaffeinated drinks five our energy may be involved with a number of deaths. in this case 13 best in the past four years. forcing if there is a link to the five hour energy. >> they are investigating five death that could be related to the monster drink. the highly complicacaptivated beverages are becoming increasingly more popular. we will take a quick break the time is 74 it woula.m.7:41 am.. erica will bring down the wet weather that is in store for tonight and on into the weekend. we will be back in just a minute. 744 a in the kron 4 morning news we are tracking a number of hot spots in the east bay. interstate 880. a rough ride a motorcycle crash in albany westbound at gilman. a 38 to two-- accident that was cleared long ago has left residual slowing here. we still have delays through hayward and the southbound direction. although things have improved slightly since the accident at willful was cleared. there is a little more
everywhere, but the investigation is ongoing into a popular energy drink. >>> no high marks. the new fitness report for schoolchildren. how does it brew such great coffee? well, inside the brewer are these green fields of coffee, actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. protesters upset with tuition increases block the regents meeting today. students played music and stood in traffic at 16th street near the ucsf mission bay campus. the regents asked the state for $276 million so that it won't have to raise tuition next year. governor brown says that's unrealistic even with prop 30, which raised taxes to prevent deeper education cuts. students say it's time for an end to cuts and hikes. a spokesperson for the regents say prop 30 fund will help stabilize the system but they still lost $900 million in state funding over the last four years. >>> more education news for you now. bay area nonprofit that helps low income students get into college is planning a major expansion in san francisco. college track will double the number of high school students they serve in
to be the world's top oil producer in eight years and completely energy independent in less than 20, at least according to one report. many are now asking, why not sooner? liz macdonald has the details from the fox business network. liz? >> yeah, that was a stunning reversal of what the international energy agency said a year ago, jenna. that basically saudi arabia and russia would vie for the number one spot but now it looks like it will be the u.s. although the report does warn, listen the oil and gas boom in the united states is still in its infancy but u.s. crude oil production is up 14%. now there are moves afoot to basically stop the development of the u.s. oil and gas industry. number one, this is what the oil industry is talking about. that basically the interior department is moving to shut 1.6 million acres in the west to oil shale development. it would leave open 677,000 acres open in colorado, utah and wyoming to oil shale development and another 130,000 acres to tar sands development in utah but there will be, separate from there, there is going to be a protest at the white house
, to the escalating controversy of the use of caffeine in energy drinks and a new line of cracker jacks. the manufacturers say these products are perfectly safe. but the fda is looking into caffeine concerns. and so is abc's jim avila. >> reporter: abc news has obtained 92 of what the fda called adverse event reports. the latest of which is an october death claim of sudden cardiac arrest. the government is founding. but the founder of 5-hour is fighting back, saying his product is not harmful. some people swear by it. >> i feel more alert. i feel awake. >> reporter: others overdo it, as in these youtube videos. >> chug. chug. >> reporter: but this morning, the ceo and founder of 5-hour energy drink, tells abc news that kind of abuse is the only way to hurt yourself with his product. >> if you had ten cups of coffee in an hour, i think you'd end up in a hospital. that would really be a dumb thing to do. >> reporter: bhargava says the deaths and hospitalizations, recording to the fda because of his 5-hour energy drink was because the product was abused. not because it's dangerous. >> they
conversation with david petraeus. >>> if you're drinking five-hour energy drink this morning, you should know it's being investigated to possible links of 13 deaths over the course of four years according to the "new york times," citing fda records n a statement the company says, quote, it's unaware of any deaths proved to be caused by consumption of five-hour energy thanchts twi . >>> that twinkie in your lunch box could be the last for quite some time, hostess in a striking situation with its workers. fear not, fate of the ring ding, some of hostess' most iconic treats could get bought up by other companies at auction. >>> at the start of his first term, president barack obama cited the influence of one of lincoln book -- the influence of one of the many lincoln books out there, "team of rivals" by making his cabinet picks. i'm having trouble speaking this morning. i apologize for that. anyway now that obama is starting off his second term, cast and crew inspired by that same book. a.j. hammer is here to tell us more. >> oscar buzz already. when you are the president and the film's director
energy drinks on the market. these five-hour energy capsules have been cited as a possible factor in 13 deaths. weeks after similar reports tied to monster drinks. we'll have more on that story. and then we'll take a turn, and i know, matt, it's only rock 'n' roll, but you like it. >>> i'm an unabashed lover of the rolling stones and they're celebrating their 50th anniversary. what do they remember as their early days as rock's original bad boys. what would they change if they could do it all again? we'll have an interview coming up. >> you're excited, you're even tweeting about it. >>> we begin with the ever widening scandal that led to the resignation of david petraeus. andrea mitchell is here with the latest. good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah. in his first comments on the scandal, president obama says he's withholding judgment for now on the fbi inquiry that exposed david petraeus' personal life and forced him to resign. >> thanks to president obama for the confidence -- >> reporter: david petraeus no longer heads the cia, but he's volunteered to testify this week to con
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and drug administration's records harding those high caffeine energy drinks. today the fda released more records about previous warnings about rock star, monster and five hour energy. the fda wants to announce that the naming does not mean it contributed to the injury or the death. >>> they say they have developed a compound that acts like a molecular tweezer and successfully removes plaque from the use of mice. the use of so called tweezers may not help human neurons in the same way but may be good to use before the onset of alzheimer's. >>> we'll hear from buster posey on the latest award he is now taking home. >> and get ktvu news to go. download the ktvu app. download the app and you can watch all our newscasts right there on your mobile device. [ female announcer ] add your own ingredients to hamburger helper for a fresh take on a quick, delicious meal. it's one box with hundreds of possibilities. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >>> mark is here now with sports, it seems like it couldn't have ha
those high caffeine energy drinks. today the fda released more records about previous warnings about rock star, monster and five hour energy. the fda wants to announce that the naming does not mean it contributed to the injury or the death. >>> they say they have developed a compound that acts like a molecular tweezer and successfully removes plaque from the use of mice. the use of so called tweezers may not help human neurons in use before the onset of good to alzheimer's. >>> we'll hear from buster posey on the latest award he is now taking home. >> and look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed optio
and the massachusetts department of health are expected to testify at a hearing in front of the house energy and commerce committee to determine how the meningitis outbreak started. a report shows the massachusetts pharmacy linked to that outbreak should have been shut down in 2002. the fda reports the pharmacy had multiple violations but stayed open on the promise that it would work harder to improve work conditions. nearly 440 people have gotten sick, and 32 people in 19 states have died from those tainted injections, including people in maryland and virginia. >>> happening today, verizon will present plans to avoid a 911 system failure like the one that shut down the critical service last summer. two of the backup generators failed during the derecho. emergency procedures were not followed, and customers in fairfax county could not make 911 calls. verizon has worked to prevent a similar outage in the future. the council of governments will hear the recommendation this afternoon and finalize the report early next year. >>> 5:04. you might want to start saving extra change for rides on the
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